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The Oblique-Leaved Begonia.

  • ARTIST: Dr. Robert John Thornton

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint, stipple, and line, printed in color and finished by hand,

    DATE: 1800.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 18 1/4 x 13 7/8" (46.5 x 35.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." Engraved by Caldwell after the painting by Reinagle. First state of three. Printed in color and finished by hand. <br><br> This fine publication had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color, minor discoloration in outer margins.